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Telecomms entrepreneur invests £50,000 in serviced offices

Neville Sears in Sears Business Centre

21 July 2013

Entrepreneur backs Sears Business Centre to be home to 60 jobs in Sittingbourne


Loving the great outdoors

Staff and parents from Dimples Day Nursery after their Mud Run

21 July 2013

Whatever the weather, whatever their age, there’s no escaping the great outdoors at one Darenth pre-school - and that goes for the adults too.

Two law firms to merge

17 July 2013

Law firms Vertex Law and Cripps Harries Hall have announced they are to merge

Kent's 84 county councillors claim £1.8m in expenses

County Hall, Maidstone. Picture: John Wardley

15 July 2013

More than 80 councillors elected to Kent County Council have shared a £1.8m expenses pot, it's been revealed.

Quarry extension given go-ahead

Oaken Wood, off North Pole Road, Barming

13 July 2013

Campaigners have lost their fight to save an 80-acre swathe of ancient woodland.

Lending a hand with some money

Gordon Henderson with Terry Dodd

09 July 2013

A Sheppey businessman has been given an award for his work lending money to people who cannot get access to banks.

Career expo brings instant results

Laura Sandys and Minister for Employment Mark Hoban at the jobs fair

09 July 2013

Job seeker lands a new career after just 30 minutes of the Thanet Jobs Fair

"Strong improvement" in housing market

08 July 2013

Bovis Homes reports strong first half improvement in housing market thanks to Help to Buy scheme

Next’s hopes of building a large store outside of the town centre have been thrown into doubt

An artist's impression of the new Next store on the outskirts of Maidstone

08 July 2013

Next’s hopes of building a large store outside of the town centre have been thrown into doubt, despite receiving planning permission.

Worst levels of bullying at university

Canterbury Christ Church University is preparing to build a £12 million arts centre.

05 July 2013

One in five employees at Canterbury Christ Church university are "always or often" the victims of workplace bullying, a damning report has revealed.

Prime Minister opens London Array wind farm

David Cameron announces the London Array opening. Picture: Press Association

04 July 2013

David Cameron officially opened the world's largest wind farm, declaring it a 'huge privilege'.

Ex-army woman is new John Lewis boss

Glynis Gunning-Stevenson has been appointed branch manager of Ashford's new John Lewis store

03 July 2013

A former army officer has been appointed as the branch manager of the John Lewis store being built in Ashford

Car remanufacturer to create apprenticeships

Apprentices at work

03 July 2013

Rochester company BBA Reman, which is based in Stirling Park, Laker Road, is recruiting 10 apprentices.

Lecturer's £750k bid in uni ageism row

Stephen Games has accused the university of ageism

02 July 2013

A man who claims he was snubbed for a job at the University of Kent because he doesn't have a PhD has launched a £750,000 age discrimination claim.

Police commissioner chief of staff to earn £90,000

Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes

30 June 2013

Three members of Ann Barnes' senior team to have a combined salary of £230,000

Markerstudy Group hits double top at KEiBA

KEiBA Gala Dinner 2013

28 June 2013

Business professionals from across the county attended last night's glittering KEiBA ceremony. Find out who took home the top awards...

Uni appoints replacement for boss it forced to quit

New vice-chancellor Rama Thinuramachandran

26 June 2013

Canterbury Christ Church University has finally replaced former vice-chancellor Robin Baker, whose resignation last year is still shrouded in secrecy.

Apprentices receive praise

Apprentices at Gravesham council

24 June 2013

Young apprentices have been working to clean up part of Gravesend while learning new skills.

Police jobs under threat from budget cuts

23 June 2013

Kent Crime Commissioner warns of fewer bobbies on the beat as axe looms over 300 officers

Protests in Whitstable over plans to close crown post office

20 June 2013

Campaigners including union members and shopkeepers meet in Gladstone Road to offer their support on the sixth day of strike action this year.

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